Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Agri Leader

Doing what comes all-naturally

Doing what comes all-naturally

VENUS—When Karin Grunden and Jeff Troup moved to 52 acres of property in Venus from West Palm Beach 22 years ago, the couple wasn’t sure what to do with all that land.
Published: 10/22/14
UF scientist trying to make peanuts safe for allergy sufferers

UF scientist trying to make peanuts safe for allergy sufferers

GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida scientist has moved one step closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of peanut allergens by removing 80 percent of them in whole peanuts.
Published: 10/16/14

Tasty spices add zest to fall dishes

We all love cinnamon in our pumpkin pies, allspice in our soups, cloves in our apple cider and ginger in our cookies. We’re lucky enough to live in a state where these delicious spices, found in our fall favorites, can be grown.
Published: 10/22/14
Shining a spotlight on agritourism

Shining a spotlight on agritourism

The folks in Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte counties are shining a massive spotlight on agriculture and agritourism.
Published: 10/22/14

East End Market is innovative food hub

Central Florida’s Agri-Leader
Published: 10/22/14
Cracker curator

Cracker curator

ZOLFO SPRINGS—Step into the Cracker Trail Museum located in Pioneer Park in Zolfo Springs, and you step into Florida’s history.
Published: 10/15/14

Farmers, ranchers leadership 2014-16 class announced

Florida Farm Bureau Federation has announced the selection of 15 members to its 2014-16 class of the Young Farmers & Ranchers Leadership Group.
Published: 10/15/14
Food truck goes local with frozen desserts

Food truck goes local with frozen desserts

We’ve heard a lot recently about restaurants that obtain ingredients from local farms or farm markets and include those ingredients in their dishes.
Published: 10/15/14
Escambia 4-H celebrates a milestone as one of the nation’s oldest

Escambia 4-H celebrates a milestone as one of the nation’s oldest

GAINESVILLE — In 1914, cattle in Escambia County grazed in open fields.
Published: 10/15/14
Backyard rainforest is tropical paradise

Backyard rainforest is tropical paradise

WEST PALM BEACH—There are 2.4 million square miles of tropical rainforests on the planet, covering about 2 percent of the Earth’s total surface.
Published: 10/15/14

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